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Deaths in Laois – Monday, January 4, 2021

Below are the recent deaths in Laois.

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John Dalton
Cremorgan, Timahoe, Laois

Dalton, Cremorgan, Timahoe, Co. Laois, January 3rd 2021. Predeceased by his son John and daughter Martina.

Beloved husband of Catherine and loving father to Michael, Pat, Raymond and David, Ann-Marie,Teresa, Amanda, Imelda and Nicola. Deeply regretted by his brothers George and Michael, and sister Mary, brothers in law, sisters in law, sons in law, daughters in law, grandchildren, extended family, relatives, neighbours and friends.

Funeral arrangements later.

Clare Dunne (née Fennell)
Belgrove, Ballybrittas, Laois/Portlaoise, Laois

Formerly of Grattan Street, Portlaoise. Peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family. Loving wife of the late Patrick (Paddy). Deeply regretted by her loving family Enda, Helen and Pauric, son-in-law Will, daughters-in-law Mairead and Noelle, grandchildren Paddy, Rose, Ellie, Louise, Amy and Billy, brothers, sisters, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, extended family, neighbours and friends.

Due to the Covid 19 restrictions, a private family funeral will take place. Removal from her residence on Wednesday at 11.20am, arriving at The Sacred Heart Church, Rath, for Requiem Mass at 12 noon. Funeral afterwards to Moyanna Cemetery. People are welcome to stand along the route to the church, in the churchyard and in the cemetery with social distancing being observed at all times.

The family would like to thank you for your help and understanding at this sad and difficult time.

George Kerr
Ross, Portlaoise, Laois

Kerr George. Ross Portlaoise. Passed away in The Regional Hosp. Portlaoise. On Sunday 3rd January 2021. Loving husband of the late Olive. Sadly missed by David and Andrew. Aphra, and Yvonne. Daughter in law Yvonne. Sons in law John and Anthony. Grandchildren, Aimee, Dylan, Elva, Luke, Zoe, Gabriel and Harvey. Family only funeral due to government guidelines. More detail to follow.

Funeral Arrangements Later

Dolores O’Donovan
Higgins Park, Portlaoise, Laois/Ballinacurra, Limerick

O’Donovan Dolores, Higgins Park, Portlaoise. Formerly Ballinacurra Gardens, Limerick. January 2nd 2021 Peacefully surrounded by her loving family. In the tender care of the staff of Tullamore Regional Hospital. Retired civil servant. Sadly missed by her heartbroken children Éanna, Orlaith and Brian, partners Claire and Shaen, Brian’s father Brian, siblings Marianne, Sean, Sheila, brother in law Del, nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

Given the current exceptional circumstances and to protect the welfare of everyone who knew her, a private funeral, with immediate family only, will take place at 12 noon on Monday in St. Peter and Paul’s Church, Portlaoise and will be streamed on the webcam http://www.portlaoiseparish.ie/web-cam/. Burial will follow in SS Peter and Paul’s Cemetery.

William (Bill) Fitzpatrick
Farnans, Wolfhill, Laois

Peacefully, at his residence, surrounded by his loving family, in his 95th year. Father of the late Kevin. Deeply regretted by his loving wife Breda, daughters Maria, Rita, Clare, Teresa, Roseanne , son John, sons-in-law, daughter-in-law, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Due to government restrictions a private family Requiem Mass will take place at 2pm on Sunday afternoon (3rd January) in The Church of the Sacred Heart, Arles, limited to 10 people. Burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.

Jeremiah (Jerry) Dowling
Knockardgannon, Errill, Laois

Jeremiah (Jerry) Dowling, Knockardgannon, Errill, Co. Laois. January 1st 2021. Predeceased by his wife Teresa and his granddaughter Jade. Sadly mourned by his sons Tom, Dinny and Diarmuid, daughters-in-law, grandchildren, Paul, Jennifer, Aoife, Jaque, Luke, Katie, Hayley, Tommy and Taylor, nephews, nieces, neighbours, relatives and friends.

As per the COVID-19 directive a private family funeral has been arranged. Due to the increased risk of infection you are asked not to congregate in the church yard or at the cemetery in the interest of public safety and in compliance with the current guidelines.

Kay Gibbs (née Hyland)
Bracklone Street, Portarlington, Laois

Suddenly at her residence.

The family would like to thank you for your help and understanding at this sad and difficult time.

Funeral arrangements later.

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